Corneal abrasions are common eye injuries that occur when the clear outer layer of the eye is scratched or scraped. This can happen from a variety of sources, such as: Fingernails Tree branches Contact lenses Dust or other small particles Poorly attached skin/outer layer on the surface of the cornea Are you suffering from a […]
Category: Eye Surgery
Can You Get Eye Surgery If You Have Astigmatism?
Tired of having blurry vision? Do you dislike wearing glasses? You’re not alone! Patients with astigmatism commonly wonder if they can correct their vision with eye surgery, eliminating the need for glasses. Astigmatism, a common vision condition that causes blurred vision, affects many people to some degree. It most commonly occurs when the cornea is […]
Is Glaucoma Hereditary?
Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve. Though it mostly affects adults over 60, everyone, from infants to senior citizens, should have their eyes screened initially and then depending on an individual’s risk factors, then on a regular basis. This is because early detection and treatment of glaucoma is the […]
Can High Myopia Be Corrected?
Looking for Clearer Distance Vision Many people rely on glasses or contact lenses to improve nearsightedness (blurry distance vision). Unfortunately, even wearing prescription lenses may not provide clear vision when you have a severe refractive error. People with high myopia often need additional vision correction to see comfortably. Patients with severe myopia may need to […]
What Is RLE Surgery?
RLE surgery, or refractive lens exchange surgery, is a procedure used to help correct certain refractive errors. This innovative procedure has allowed more patients to enjoy clear vision without such a heavy dependence on prescription eyewear. But RLE isn’t for everyone. You need a consultation with an eye doctor to determine if RLE is right […]